First day of spring training and the Boston Red Sox already have had one player suffer an injury. And it comes to one of the key starting pitchers for the 2013 season.
According to manager John Farrell, Clay Buchholz suffered a mild strain of his right hamstring covering first base during PFP's. The good news is that it doesn't appear to be that bad and he should only miss a few days of workouts.
The one thing you need to worry about with a hamstring injury is it recurring again, especially when you're a pitcher and it's the leg you push off on. It's the last thing the Red Sox need is to have one of their best pitchers battling this all season long.
Other than that, no big news out of camp today.
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Clay Buchholz suffers 'mild' hamstring strain [clubhouse insider]
No longer worried about his Achilles, David Ortiz rips Bobby Valentine [clubhouse insider]
Middlebrooks got advice from Rays' Longoria on broken wrist [clubhouse insider]
Ortiz: 'I'll be ready for Opening Day' [csn new england]
Farrell: New players will help changing culture [csn new england]
Farrell won't discuss beer in the clubhouse [csn new england]
Pedroia: Didn't need a survey to know I'm sexy [csn new england]
Ross excited to reunite with Red Sox [csn new england]
Saltalamacchia doesn't mind the crowd at catcher [csn new england]
Ortiz slams Valentine for last year's performance [csn new england]
Buchholz suffers mild hamstring strain [csn new england]
Bogaerts to take grounders at third before WBC [csn new england]
Spring training notes: Napoli taking it easy [csn new england]
Red Sox will limit Napoli for now [espn boston]
Ortiz says he's not worried about Achilles [espn boston]
Iglesias: 'Best offseason of my life' [espn boston]
Ortiz blames Bobby V for Sox struggles [espn boston]
Ortiz weighs in on topic of PEDs [espn boston]
Tuesday's takeaways: Coming together [espn boston]
Hamstring strain for Clay Buchholz [extra bases]
Red Sox training camp report [extra bases]
Ortiz rips Valentine; heel getting better [extra bases]
Ask Nick: Are Sox well-armed? [extra bases]
Pedroia: 'We've got to do everything better' [extra bases]
Video: David Ortiz’ first swings of spring training [full count]
Middlebrooks healthy and ready for season [projo sox blog]
Pedroia wants to regain winning feeling [redsox.com]
Bogaerts expected to play third in Classic [redsox.com]
How To Watch Spring Training [sports on earth]
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